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  • Location:Moscow, Russian Federation
  • Duration:6 hours (approx.)

Private Walking Tour: Moscow Including the Kremlin

Experience the highlights of Moscow on this private 6-hour walking tour, perfect for travelers who don’t have much time to explore the city on their own. See top landmarks such as St Basil’s Cathedral, the Bolshoi Theater, the former KGB headquarters and more! You’ll pass all the important museums and monuments, and tour the Kremlin with your guide.


  • See the major sights of Moscow’s city center
  • Walk from Red Square past Lenin’s Mausoleum and the Moscow Hotel
  • Tour the Moscow Kremlin, former residence of Russian tsars
  • Search for souvenirs such as Russian dolls on Arbat Street
  • Learn about Russian culture and history from your private guide!

What You Can Expect

Private Walking Tour: Moscow Including the Kremlin

Red Square Historical Museum

When your guide picks you up from your hotel, walk together to the city center and start your private tour at Red Square. From here, admire the iconic St Basil’s Cathedral, a colorful Russian Orthodox church built in the mid-16th century. Your guide will point out the GUM department store, now a shopping mall, as well as Lenin’s Mausoleum and the Historical Museum.

See the neo-classical Bolshoi Theater, home to the renowned Bolshoi Ballet and Bolshoi Opera, and watch the changing of the guards near the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Your guide will point out the former KGB headquarters and the Moscow Hotel, a modern replicate of the former Hotel Moskva, which was famously depicted on the Stolichnaya Vodka label.

Continue to the famous Moscow Kremlin for a guided tour of the grounds and learn about the history of this amazing fortress, once home to Russian tsars and communist leaders. See where coronations of Russian royalty took place at the Assumption Cathedral and admire the gorgeous palaces of Russian emperors, as well as the Tsar Bell and Tsar Cannon.

Visit Russia’s largest church, Christ the Savior Cathedral, to learn about its astonishing legends and recent political protests. Finally, stroll down Arbat Street and browse the fancy boutiques for souvenirs, including the well-loved Russian matryoshka dolls, painted wooden nesting dolls.

Customer Reviews

Noah B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Great English speaking tour guide who added insight into the daily life of Moscow residents.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Did this tour the following day after arriving in Moscow. The tour guide was very informative and spoke very good English. Did not have to wait in any lines for tickets to the Kremlin, HIghly recommend this tour.

Deep M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This is a very close second to the best city tour I have had and I am strictly speaking from the experience enhanced by the guide and not the city itself. Our guide, a part time IT consultant paced the journey perfectly, encouraged interaction and complicated questions and a 6 hour walk one one of the hottest day in Moscow passed us by. The choice of restaurant for lunch was amazing as well. A strong recommendation as just a separate Moscow tour just would not do without including the Kremlin.

Megan T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2014

This was the highlight of our recent tour to Russia and all because of our amazing guide - Liudmila. It was just my husband and I on the tour and we were therefore able to decide where we want to go and Mila went out of her way to make it special - not only in what she showed us, but also in what she shared with us - and her English is amazing! It was a long day, but we saw everything we wanted and more and had a really interesting lunch at a typical Russian restaurant - loved it. If you are going on this tour ask for Liudmila to be your guide - of all the guides we had in Russia, she really stood out as the best! This is one tour you cannot miss when visiting Moscow.

Kevin G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2014

The private walking tour of Moscow was wonderful. Antonia and Airat were very friendly and informative. They made our trip to Moscow a memory we will always cherish.

croman USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

Wonderful and amazing. Fantastic day, great sights and a wonderful guide.


2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better December 2013

The tour was not as booked due to a miscommunication between the company and tour guide so ended up just making up the last couple of hours of the tour as it had not been planned for the full day as booked.

robert w e

1 star rating: I do not recommend this April 2015

The guide company forgot to turn up. After waiting half an hour at our hotel we rang and they lost our booking and forgot to turn up. We were offerred a tour much later that day or the following day but that didnt suit.
We ended up visiting the Kremiln by ourselves which was actually very easy

Mark M

1 star rating: I do not recommend this March 2014

It was poor value for money. They didn't tell us that Red Sq and the Kremlin were closed on the day of our tour - the quality of the guide was just OK.

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